16 days in Alice Springs & Perth Itinerary

16 days in Alice Springs & Perth Itinerary

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16 days in Alice Springs & Perth Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Perth
— 9 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Sydney

6
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ormiston Gorge and The Kangaroo Sanctuary. Head to Talapi and Tjanpi Desert Weaversfor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Alice Springs to Hermannsburg to see Hermannsburg Historic Precinct about 2 hours away. Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Road Transport Hall of Fame, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, get outside with Ellery Creek Big Hole, and admire the masterpieces at Araluen Cultural Precinct.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs trip itinerary planner.

Sydney to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in September, you will find days in Alice Springs are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hermannsburg Historic Precinct, Ormiston Gorge
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct ©
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge

9
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mary's Cathedral and Old Blythewood. Appreciate the collections at New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery and Forest Heritage Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: York (York Courthouse Complex & Penny Farthing Sweets), Herne Hill (Talijancich Wines & The House of Honey) and Whistlers Chocolate Co (in Middle Swan). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockingham Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by London Court, and examine the collection at Aviation Heritage Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Perth road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Perth takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alice Springs to Perth due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Alice Springs in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Fremantle, York, Rockingham, Harvey, Herne Hill
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St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Aviation Heritage Museum ©
Aviation Heritage Museum
City Beach ©
City Beach

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